Neuroscience

Neuroscience, Parenting, Pediatrics

What Makes a Child Tic?

Frequent eye blinking, facial grimacing, shoulder shrugging, sniffling, repetitive throat clearing or uncontrolled vocalization – these are all symptoms of a tic. For a parent, seeing or hearing your child exhibit these unexpected movements or sounds can be extremely worrisome. Dr. Khrizman provided some of the most common questions parents ask surrounding their child’s tic.

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Get Sharp: Here’s How You Can Boost Your Brain Health

As we embark full steam ahead into the New Year, many of us will set familiar resolutions – save more money, eat healthier, exercise more often – in hopes of becoming the best version of ourselves in the weeks, months and years ahead. Even though we’ve all felt foggy from time to time, there is one resolution we don’t see often enough: Better brain health.

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Should I Stay, Or Should I Go? Holiday Traveling with Dementia

The holidays are a special time of year for the gathering of friends and family, but a diagnosis of dementia can quickly change the dynamic of how, and where, you celebrate. Considering the planning, stress and anxiety that holiday travel can have even for a healthy person, is it possible to travel if you or a loved one has dementia?

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Understanding MS after Selma Blair Speaks Out

Blair’s Shocking Multiple Sclerosis Announcement: “I Have Had Symptoms for Years”. Blair mentions that she “probably had this incurable disease for 15 years at least.” This probably makes you wonder, how do neurologists make a diagnosis of MS?